Susana Santos (PhD) is CTO and co-founder/shareholder of HeartGenetics, Genetics and Biotechnology SA, since 2013. Her main interest is in applying scientific knowledge to healthcare. Her main expertise relates to tackling molecular and cellular mechanisms of cardiovascular genetic diseases and correlating it with clinical profile. Also following the development of pharmacogenetics. Most recent interests focus on applying nutrigenetic based-knowledge which may potentially transform nutrition and dietetic practice.
Also she is Assistant Professor at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias.
As a researcher of Faculdade de Farmácia and Instituto Superior Técnico she has participated in several national projects in cardiogenetics and cancer.